How To Get A Better Gas Mileage

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I was born and raised in New York City which is notorious for its population and traffic. There are about 8.6 million people living there. As of 2017, there were almost 2 million privately registered vehicles in the city. That estimate does not include taxis, motorcycles, commercial vehicles, 18-wheel trucks, farm vehicles, or motorcycles. So, there are arguably several more million vehicles that...

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You Must Hear About These 5 Cities with Rent Under $600

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(Lincoln, Nebraska image by Tim Vrtiska via CC BY-ND 2.0 ) In 1997, when I was a young and hopelessly naïve college student, I dreamed about moving to San Francisco. I had no real-life experience or any understanding of cost of living standards. Most young people think that they will live forever, stay healthy forever, and can do anything. I reflect in shock as I once believed that I could do this. One...

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Going Vegan On A Budget

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What do you think about the recent hype concerning plant-based meat burgers? I think its ridiculous. A waste of money. The science of transforming plants, like legumes and grains, into a product that tastes like meat is in its infancy. Also, the problem is that Impossible Burgers and Awesome Burgers are designed to taste like meat. They aren’t healthy. Plant-based burgers sold in fast-food restaurants...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Health, Recipe, Recipes

Grocery Rewards Programs: Deep Discounts or Data Mining Risk?

Grocery Rewards Programs
(Image by Eddie Welker via CC BY 2.0 ) “Thank you for shopping here! Would you like to enroll in our shopper’s loyalty rewards program?” I am always puzzled when I hear this phrase after I pay my groceries at a supermarket counter. There was a time when I had a rewards card, loyalty program or shopper’s appreciation card from all of the major supermarkets. I believed I had to get one. What...

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